Full Name: Sojourner Truth
Profession: Abolitionist and Women's Rights Advocate
Why Famous: Known for her extemporaneous speech on gender inequalities "Ain't I a Woman?"
- 1843-06-01 Sojourner Truth leaves NY to begin her career as antislavery activist
- 1851-05-29 Sojourner Truth addresses 1st Black Women's Rights Convention, which was held in Akron, Ohio